Commerce beat Athens Christian in overtime on Friday night 22-21 in Athens. Chance McClure was the overtime hero for the Tigers, scoring on a 3-yard run to make the score 21-20 in favor of Athens Christian before lunging into the end zone to earn two extra points and the winning margin. McClure finished the game with 51 yards on 14 carries. Quarterback Caleb Brooks had 79 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, and Jamir ...
Union County rolled up a 46-26 victory over Oglethorpe County on Friday in Blairsville. The Panthers improved to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in Region 8-AA. Union County looks to win two in a row when they visit Riverside Military Academy on Friday in Gainesville.
Dawson County defeated Banks County 42-19 on Friday in Dawsonville. Dawson County plays host to Buford next Friday in Dawsonville.
Habersham Central remained winless Friday after a 49-3 loss to Norcross at Mount Airy. Norcross held the Raiders (0-6)to just a field goal, their first points in the last three games. Habersham Central visits Meadowcreek next Friday in Norcross
No. 5 Washington-Wilkes beat No. 7 Jefferson 21-14 in a battle of Class AA powers Friday in Washington.
Rabun County rolled to a 63-7 win over Riverside Military Academy on Friday as the Eagles fell to 2-3 on Friday in Tiger.
The Gainesville/Hall County Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting the inaugural East-West Classic football game Dec. 20 at City Park Stadium, featuring players from 10 area high schools.
When he's asked about his team's improvement from Year 1 to Year 2, West Hall's Tony Lotti says it's all part of the plan that he had when he took the head coaching position in Oakwood.
Cedar Shoals at Gainesville When: 7:30 tonight Where: City Park Stadium Coaches: Cedar Shoals, Chris Davis; Gainesville, Bruce Miller Records: Cedar Shoals (0-5, 0-3 Region 8-AAAAA); Gainesville, (4-1, 3-0) Key Players: Gainesville, QB Deshaun Watson (6-3, 195 Sr.); LB Devan Stringer (5-11, 195 Sr.); RB Michael Byrd (5-5, 150 Jr.). Cedar Shoals, RB Adrian Washington (6-0, 215 Sr.); QB Darius Jordan (5-10, 140 Sr.); WR Breshawrd Cooper (5-6, 140 Sr.). Outlook: Gainesville has played lights-out ...
Andrew Smith is usually worn out when the final buzzer sounds at the end of a North Hall game.
White County won't get a lot of style points for its 6-0 victory over East Hall on Friday, which included a lost fumble at the goal line and a missed extra point, but all that really matters is that the Warriors picked up a critical Region 7-AAA victory.
Lumpkin County posted its first victory of the season Friday, beating Walnut Grove 31-19 in Dahlonega.
Not that 400 rushing yards was going to get glossed over by Trojans coach Bob Christmas after Friday's 51-6 win against Dawson County to open its run in Region 7-AAA, but it was the defense that got him really excited at The Brickyard.
Top-ranked Buford stayed unbeaten Friday night with a 63-0 home victory over Banks County at Tom Riden Stadium.
Five West Hall players carried the ball for over 20 yards, and four different players scored rushing touchdowns in a 49-7 win over Fannin County on Friday in Blue Ridge.
Fellowship Christian defeated Lakeview Academy 41-14 on Friday night in Roswell.
Jackson County's late comeback attempt fell short Friday night in a 26-21 loss to Winder-Barrow.
For Flowery Branch, tonight's game at second-ranked Northside-Warner Robins is more than a season opener.
For all the eye-popping statistics that Deshaun Watson posted during his record-setting 2012 season, the categories where he avoided large numbers may have been just as important to Gainesville's state championship run.
Chattooga at East Hall
Antonio Pittman's role as a West Hall Spartan has been increasing ever since he first stepped onto the field in Oakwood.
Dawson County struck big in crucial situations to open the season Friday against East Hall in Gainesville. Leading by a small margin with five minutes left to play, Tigers (1-0, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) quarterback Zack Buchan hit running back Cody Lamar in the open field on a third-and-long at the 30 and ran 70 yards for the score, propelling Dawson County to a 29-27 win.
Andrew Smith and Brannon Dyer were the catalysts for the North Hall offense in a 42-31 scrimmage win against Salem (Va.) on Friday in Virginia.
OAKWOOD - This year, the Battle of Oakwood went to the Spartans of West Hall.
Dawson County at East Hall